Pacific Opera Victoria Announces New Streaming Schedule

By Logan Martell

Pacific Opera Victoria has announced a new schedule of online and On Demand programming to keep bringing the arts to audiences at home.

These broadcasts will stream the last week of April, and then on a weekly basis in May. The schedule, as per a press release, is as follows:

Fri, April 24 – Listening Party Podcast at 4pm

Opera artists from across North America can join host Rebecca Hass to share their stories of the impact of music on their lives. Hass will speak with tenor Isaiah Bell and director Sean Guist to discuss “The Book of My Shames.”

Fri, April 24 – BONUS Listening Party Playlist at 4pm

Members of the Pacific Opera Chorus curate a special BONUS Playlist and share stories and photos from backstage.

Sun, April 26 Inside Opera at 1pm

Robert Holliston, the regular host of Inside Opera and of Pacific Opera’s Lobby Talks, talks  about opera in pop culture.

Sun, April 26 – BONUS Acoustic Afternoon at 2:30pm (PDT)

Members of the Pacific Opera Chorus share an excerpt from “Carmen”

Mon, April 27 – Acoustic Afternoon at 1pm (PDT)

Bass-baritone Neil Craighead joins host Rebecca Hass for a discussion. The bass-baritone appeared in Pacific Opera’s productions of “Fidelio” and “Flight.”

On May 1, new content will be available online and on demand at 1 p.m. (PDT).

Fri, May 1 – Listening Party Podcast

Host Rebecca Hass  speaks with artists Rachel Fenlon, Kinza Tyrrell, and Doug MacNaughton.

Fri, May 8 – Acoustic Afternoon

Acclaimed tenor Josh Lovell sings from his home in Vienna.

Fri, May 15 – Inside Opera 

“So, you wanna try opera?” Robert Holliston in conversation with Pacific Opera Chorus Master and Associate Conductor Giuseppe (Joey) Pietraroia and Director of Community Engagement Rebecca Hass.

Fri, May 22 – Lunch Box Opera with Rachel Fenlon

Soprano and pianist Rachel Fenlon will perform a 45-minute concert which include a mixed repertoire of her favorite songs and stories.